Memorial Day is Monday, May 27 but we will celebrate our veterans early. Join us to hear Casa Italia Genealogy Manager Jennifer Holik talk about Finishing the Story, and learn how you can tell the stories of your soldiers who died in service. What you will learn can also be applied to those who came home after the war. After the lecture enjoy light...

We invite you to attend Casa Italia's Italian Christmas Village to be held on December 1 from 12 noon until 6 p.m. There will be activities for the entire family. Complimentary Open House from 12 Noon to 6 p.m.Feel free to bring your favorite cookies and treats to share!   "Trim a tree at Casa Italia." Decorate your Organization, Business, o...

Come spend an evening in Italy! Enjoy the local premieres of four recent, critically-acclaimed Italian films at the 2013 Italian Film Festival USA of Chicago. All films shown in Italian with English subtitles at the Chandelier Room of the Italian Cultural Center at Casa Italia. Sponsored by Casa Italia and the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago....

1 On 1 Genealogy Consultation The Casa Italia Genealogy Department is now offering one on one genealogy assistance in our library on select Mondays. We are not only assisting with Italian research, but any ethnic background. Terri O'Connell is providing consultation on a few dates and specializes in Irish research and also Germans and Russians in...

Dear Friends, Our Film Festival is off to a spectacular start. Last week's offering drew a record crowd. The infectious laughter of the audience multiplied the enjoyment of the attendees and reminded us all what "going to the movies" is all about. Join us for 3 additional delightful evenings; Fridays April 26, May 17 and May 24 as the festival con...

Casa Italia started a Soccer League on June 4, 2013. If you are interested in participating, please see the information below and contact Frank DeCicco at frank@decicco.com or visit the website for more details.

Casa Italia's Italian film series represents a groundbreaking collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura and its new director, Alberta Lai. "The Istituto has a long tradition of screening Italian films at its downtown offices," says Casa Language and Culture Chairman Josette Weber. "This is the first time they've opened the door to sc...

Seminar Format---Works in Progress--- Book Sales, Signings, Raffles, Give Aways! WE SUPPORT ITALIAN AMERICAN WRITERS---you should too! Network Network Network.... Bring your checkbook and credit card---100s of titles from our presenters and from the library......call 708 345 5933 to reserve your place or Register on our Casa Italia Web Site.&n...

Did you know that an Italian American was the founding Director of the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1879-1904? Join us for the Casa Italia Library Volunteers' legendary Coffee Break 2:30 pm Monday August 4 when our special guest will be professor of History at Anne Arundel College (MD), Frank Alduino  

Students from grade school to high school who want to get away to Italy this summer need travel no farther than Casa Italia in Stone Park. The Casa's Italian Language & Culture Summer Camp will introduce children ages 4 to 16 to the language and culture of Italy through drama, storytelling, arts and crafts, games, sports, dance, music, cuisine...